John Kerry thanked PM Sharif for regional efforts to combat terror: US state deptt


WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State, John Kerry on Wednesday thanked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for Pakistan’s regional efforts to combat terrorism and violent extremism, especially in bringing to justice al-Qaida leadership and disrupting terrorist plots, said the spokesman for US Department of State John Kirby.

He said during the today’s meeting Secretary Kerry recognized Pakistan’s efforts and sacrifices in targeting extremists in Zarb-e-Azb and other operations in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, and the two leaders discussed the need for additional efforts to target all terrorists in its territory.